Xin Yong Luan

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Anticancer drug resistance is a common intractable obstacle in clinical cancer chemotherapy. Here, we hypothesize that antiangiogenic cancer therapy through the targeted delivery of antiangiogenic agents to the tumor endothelial cells (EC), not the resistant cancer cells, may have the potential of combating multidrug resistant cancer. The K237(More)
Raddeanin A (RA) is an active triterpenoid saponin from a traditional Chinese medicinal herb, Anemone raddeana Regel. It was previously reported that RA possessed attractive antitumor activity through inhibiting proliferation and inducing apoptosis of multiple cancer cells. However, whether RA can inhibit angiogenesis, an essential step in cancer(More)
Exosomes, a subgroup of extracellular vesicles (EVs), have been recognized as important mediators of long distance intercellular communication and are involved in a diverse range of biological processes. Because of their ideal native structure and characteristics, exosomes are promising nanocarriers for clinical use. Exosomes are engineered at the cellular(More)
Antiangiogenic therapy is a validated approach for colorectal cancer (CRC) treatment. However, diverse adverse effects inevitably appear due to the off-target effect of the approved antiangiogenic inhibitors on the physiological functions and homeostasis. This study was to investigate a new tumor vessel targeting nanoparticulate drug delivery system, F56(More)
Antiangiogenic cancer therapy based on nanoparticulate drug delivery systems (nano-DDS) is emerging as a promising new approach besides the proved molecular-targeted antiangiogenic agents. The current nano-DDS are restricted to the targeting to tumor vascular endothelial cells, but seldom efforts have been made to target the tumor vascular pericytes which(More)
Tumor angiogenesis is a multistep process involved with multiple molecular events in cancer microenvironment. Several molecular-targeted agents aiming to suppress tumor angiogenesis have been successfully translated into cancer clinic. However, new strategies are still urgently desired to be excavated to overcome the poor response and resistance in some(More)
Actinidia chinensis Planch. is a famous Chinese herbal medicine to treat many diseases such as cancers. Triterpenes, polyphenols and anthraquinones are normally considered as the main constituents for its effects. In this study, eleven known triterpenes were isolated from the root of Actinidia chinensis., and were examined for its antiangiogenic activities.(More)
A simple, rapid and sensitive LC-MS/MS analysis method was developed and validated for the determination of Raddeanin A (RA) in rat plasma. Protein precipitation with three volumes of methanol as the precipitation reagent was used as the sample preparation method. The analysis process was performed on a Thermo Syncronis C18 column with the mobile phase of(More)
Metronomic chemotherapy aiming at inhibiting tumor angiogenesis with conventional chemotherapeutics is a promising strategy for antiangiogenic cancer therapy. However, current metronomic chemotherapy mainly focuses on free small-molecule drugs, without any effort to achieve tumor-specific biodistribution, which may lead to long-term toxicity concerns.(More)
Normalization of the tumor microenvironment is a promising approach to render conventional chemotherapy more effective. Although passively targeted drug nanocarriers have been investigated to this end, actively targeted tumor priming remains to be explored. In this work, we demonstrate an effective tumor priming strategy using metronomic application of(More)